Leroy Gardner Rivers

Male23 November 1897–18 July 1918

Brief Life History of Leroy Gardner

When Leroy Gardner Rivers was born on 23 November 1897, in Groveland, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William N Rivers, was 29 and his mother, Fanny P Hinkson, was 22. He lived in Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States in 1910. He died on 18 July 1918, in France, at the age of 20, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

William N Rivers
Fanny P Hinkson
Franklin Henry Rivers
Harland Earl Rivers
Leroy Gardner Rivers
Arnold Leonard Rivers
Harry Joseph Rivers

Sources (8)

  • Leroy G Rivers in household of Moses C Hall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leroy Gardner Rivers, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"
  • Leroy G. Rivers, "United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


Age 3

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Age 7

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant of River , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Larivière (see Lariviere ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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